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Giuliani rails against Mueller report as Democrats mull Trump impeachment

Trump lawyer: ‘Nothing wrong with information from Russians’Teflon Don: how Trump the mafia boss fought the law … and wonOpinion: Moral squalor, not impeachment, will remove TrumpAs the White House mounted a furious assault on the Mueller report and critics of a president not found to have conspired with Russia but not cleared of obstruction of justice, the chair of the House judiciary committee said obstruction, if proven, “would be [an] impeachable” offence. Related: Trump and impeachment: w...
Tags: Trump-Russia investigation, Donald Trump, Trump administration, Robert Mueller, Republicans, Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani, US politics, US news, World news


Giuliani rails against Mueller report as Democrats mull impeachment

Trump lawyer: ‘Nothing wrong with information from Russians’Teflon Don: how Trump the mafia boss fought the law … and wonOpinion: Moral squalor, not impeachment, will remove TrumpAs the White House mounted a furious assault on the Mueller report, its author and critics of a president not found to have conspired with Russia but not cleared of obstruction of justice, the chair of the House judiciary committee said obstruction, if proven, “would be [an] impeachable” offence. Related: Trump and im...
Tags: Republicans, World news, US news, US politics, Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Trump-Russia investigation


Teflon Don: how Trump the mafia boss fought the law … and won

After Mueller, the president is being compared to mobsters from John Gotti to Tony Soprano. And yet he remains in office“You gotta do this. You gotta call Rod...” Related: Trump tampered with witnesses. These Senate Republicans voted to oust Bill Clinton for doing just that Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, World news, US news, US politics, US television, The Sopranos, US crime, Mafia, Donald Trump, Organised Crime, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Trump-Russia investigation


Nancy Pelosi shows no restraint on disparaging young progressive women | Arwa Mahdawi

The House speaker refused to comment on Trump while traveling, but has been openly critical of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan OmarSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading...
Tags: US politics, Nancy Pelosi, House of Representatives, Feminism, Women, US news, World news


Robert De Niro calls Donald Trump a 'wannabe gangster'

Oscar-winning actor says US president has proven himself to be a ‘total loser’ with no moralsRobert De Niro has criticised Donald Trump again, calling the US president a “total loser” and “wannabe gangster”.The actor has been involved in a long-running dispute with Trump, saying “fuck Trump” at the Tony awards last year. Continue reading...
Tags: Robert De Niro, Donald Trump, Film, Culture, US news, World news, US politics


Mueller report: House issues subpoena for full unredacted version

Jerry Nadler issues subpoena for Robert Mueller’s full report and the underlying documents ‘to make informed decisions’Mueller report latest – live updatesSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionHouse judiciary chairman, Jerry Nadler, on Friday issued a subpoena for the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian interference in the 2016 US election and the Trump campaign. Related: 'No new information': Russia shrugs off Mueller report Con...
Tags: Trump-Russia investigation, Democrats, US Congress, Donald Trump, William Barr, US politics, Robert Mueller, US news


Democrats vow to investigate Trump in wake of Mueller report

Jerry Nadler said he is preparing a subpoena for Mueller’s full report and the underlying documents ‘to make informed decisions’Support the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionDemocrats in Congress vowed to continue investigating Donald Trump after a report by special counsel Robert Mueller revealed striking new details about the president’s effort to thwart a federal inquiry he believed threatened his presidency.On Friday morning, the House judiciary chairman, Jerry Nadler,...
Tags: Trump-Russia investigation, Democrats, US Congress, Donald Trump, William Barr, US politics, Robert Mueller, US news


Mueller report unable to clear Trump of obstruction of justice

Special counsel says evidence obtained about the president threw up ‘difficult issues’Robert Mueller’s much-awaited report details “multiple contacts” between the Trump campaign and Russian government officials, and sets out 10 “episodes” in which Donald Trump possibly obstructed justice.Mueller says he did not make a “traditional prosecutorial judgement” on whether Trump did obstruct justice and adds that the evidence obtained about “the president’s actions and intent” threw up “difficult issue...
Tags: Russia, World news, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Trump-Russia investigation


Trump claims 'game over' on Mueller report as Democrats say game on

Document threatens to reopen debate over impeachment and raises questions on the futures of William Barr and Sarah SandersMueller report released – live updatesSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionDonald Trump’s claims of vindication after the release of Robert Mueller’s report on Thursday were quickly drowned out by furious Democrats, who pointed to a wealth of evidence the president attempted to obstruct justice and demanded fresh hearings into potentially crim...
Tags: White House, US news, Democrats, US politics, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Sarah Sanders, William Barr, Trump-Russia investigation, Sarah SandersMueller


Nadler says Mueller report shows 'disturbing evidence' of obstruction of justice – video

US judiciary committee chair Jerry Nadler has said the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report outlines 'disturbing evidence' that Donald Trump engaged in obstruction of justice. Nadler also accused US attorney general William Barr of undermining his own department in order to protect the president. He said it was 'disingenuous and misleading' of Barr to say Trump is 'clear of wrongdoing'. Barr is scheduled to testify before the committee on 2 May and Nadler has requested M...
Tags: Russia, US, World news, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, Nadler, Jerry Nadler, William Barr, Trump-Russia investigation


The Guardian view on the Mueller report: now we see it. What next? | Editorial

It is no surprise that the document bears little resemblance to that portrayed by the Trump administration. It must not be allowed to draw a line beneath itFinally we have heard from Robert Mueller himself. For two years, in the face of immense presidential pressure and outright attempts to have him fired, the special counsel and his team quietly pursued their mammoth inquiry. He remained silent too as the Trump administration falsely claimed his 400-plus page report as a vindication. Now it is ...
Tags: Europe, Washington, Russia, World news, US news, US politics, US elections 2016, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, William Barr


William Barr: bottom line is that Mueller found no collusion – video

The US attorney general, William Barr, has said the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the 2016 presidential election. Addressing a news conference before the report’s release, Barr said there were 10 episodes involving Trump that were scrutinised for possible obstruction of justiceFollow the latest on the Mueller report release – live Continue reading...
Tags: Russia, US, World news, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, William Barr, Trump-Russia investigation


Mueller report examines '10 episodes' of potential obstruction by Trump – Barr

Attorney general defends president at press conference ahead of the report’s release, saying ‘there was no collusion’Follow the latest on the Mueller report release – liveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionThe US attorney general, William Barr, has said the Mueller report describes “10 episodes” in which Donald Trump engaged in potential obstruction of justice, but emphasised that the investigation had found “no collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russia’s...
Tags: Russia, US, US news, US politics, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, William Barr, Trump-Russia investigation


Trump's attacks on Ilhan Omar aim to stoke fears ahead of the 2020 election

Trump and Republicans are using Omar to drive a wedge within the Democratic party and ‘foment hatred of Muslim Americans’When Ilhan Omar became one of the first two Muslim women elected to Congress in November, the American Muslim community saw her victory as a symbolic rejoinder to Donald Trump.Omar’s remarkable journey – from a Somali refugee camp to the Minnesota state legislature and the hallways of the US Capitol – stood out among a historically diverse class of freshman lawmakers. The sigh...
Tags: Minnesota, Congress, Religion, US news, US politics, House, Islam, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Omar, US Capitol, Ilhan Omar, Donald Trump Omar


Trump and America brace for release of redacted Mueller report

Long-awaited document to be released on Thursday could shed light on details of evidence gathered during two-year Trump-Russia investigationAlmost two years after Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel to investigate potential ties between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia, the American people will finally read his report on Thursday – albeit in redacted form.The public release of the 400-page Mueller report marks a significant moment for a country on tenterhooks over what th...
Tags: Congress, Russia, US, America, US news, Fbi, US politics, US Congress, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, William Barr, Trump-Russia investigation


Democrats condemn attorney general's plan for rollout of Mueller report

Attorney general has sought to ‘put his own spin’ on special counsel’s report, say lawmakers before report’s releaseOn the eve of the long-anticipated release of the report by special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian tampering in the 2016 election and alleged Trump campaign involvement, Democrats accused the attorney general, William Barr, of trying to “cherry-pick” and “put his own spin” on the conclusions of the investigation.Representative Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the House judiciary co...
Tags: New York City, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Jerry Nadler, William Barr, Trump-Russia investigation


Democrats condemn Barr for trying to 'cherry-pick' Mueller's findings

Attorney general has sought to ‘put his own spin’ on special counsel’s report, say lawmakers before report’s releaseOn the eve of the long-anticipated release of the report by special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian tampering in the 2016 election and alleged Trump campaign involvement, Democrats accused the attorney general, William Barr, of trying to “cherry-pick” and “put his own spin” on the conclusions of the investigation.Representative Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the House judiciary co...
Tags: New York City, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Mueller, Barr, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Jerry Nadler, William Barr, Trump-Russia investigation


Asylum seekers at border cannot be released on bond, Barr says – live

William Barr strips right from asylum seekers, requiring them to be held in mandatory detention insteadSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 12.40am BST From the Guardian’s Lauren Gambino: .⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ vetoes the bipartisan War Powers résolution that would have ended US support for the Saudi-backed war in Yemen pic.twitter.com/REUgMF3oG1 11.16pm BST The Associated Press is reporting that a US district judge believes that the Trump administration could identify pote...
Tags: Republicans, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, Associated Press, US Congress, Yemen, Donald Trump, Trump, American Civil Liberties Union, Barr, Lauren Gambino, Trump Administration, William Barr, Trump-Russia investigation


Trump 2020 team spending almost half of Facebook ad budget to target seniors – live

Trump camp is spending 44% of its Facebook ad budget to target users 65 years and older, Axios reports, while top 12 Democrats have allotted 27% Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.36pm BST Brave political opinions...[John Kerry?!?]Joe Biden/Bernie Sanders or Joe Biden/John Kerry will be a good ticket. Warren, Kamala Harris, Beto are completely useless and time wasters.Trump's logo looks like the Tesco cheap range logo. (Says it all I reckon, except that Trump is a leech ...
Tags: Facebook, Republicans, US, Tesco, US news, Democrats, US politics, John Kerry, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Linke, Trump Administration, Axios, Trump-Russia investigation, Joe Biden John Kerry


Bernie Sanders boosted by Fox News town hall broadcast – live

The 2020 presidential candidate showed his brand of democratic socialism could have traction in Trump countrySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.31pm BST Here’s video of Sanders getting booed out of the auditorium unexpectedly cheered at every turn by they Fox News town hall audience.How do you think a Sanders-Trump presidential debate would play out? Getting ahead of ourselves, you say? Maybe so. What other candidate on the Democratic side could similarly rous...
Tags: Republicans, France, US, US news, Fox, Democrats, US politics, Social Security, Medicare, Fox News, US Congress, Donald Trump, Notre Dame, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sanders


Trump escalates attack on Ilhan Omar despite rise in death threats – live

The president called the Minnesota congresswoman ‘out of control’ after Nancy Pelosi request a review of Omar’s securitySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.28pm BST New polling out of New Hampshire shows Bernie Sanders topping the primary there, with prospective candidate Joe Biden trailing slightly behind. Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in his neighboring state by a wide margin. South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg is in third place, a reflection of his heightened profile. ...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Republicans, Congress, Wall Street, Israel, US, Joe Biden, US news, Cnn, Democrats, Hillary Clinton, US politics, New Hampshire, Nancy Pelosi, Biden


Bernie in the Fox's den: Sanders takes anti-Trump pitch straight to 'state TV'

The Democratic frontrunner will speak at a Fox News town hall. He says it’s necessary to speak to Trump voters. Others disagreeBernie Sanders will finish a four-day tour of Trump Country on Monday, with a town hall on the president’s favorite network: Fox News. Related: Ilhan Omar has had spike in death threats since Trump attack over 9/11 comment Continue reading...
Tags: Media, World news, US news, Fox, Democrats, US politics, US television, Fox News, US television industry, US press and publishing, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Sanders, Bernie, Ilhan Omar, Trump Country


Ilhan Omar has had spike in death threats since Trump attack over 9/11 comment

Congresswoman said many threats referenced the president’s tweet as Sarah Sanders praises Trump for ‘calling Omar out’ Opinion: Omar is the target of a dangerous hate campaignMuslim American congresswoman Ilhan Omar has said she has received an increased number of death threats after Donald Trump repeatedly tweeted video footage of September 11 and accused Omar of downplaying the terror attacks.Omar issued a statement on Sunday night saying: “Since the president’s tweet Friday evening, I have ex...
Tags: Minnesota, Republicans, Religion, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House Of Representatives, Islam, September 11 2001, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Omar, Ilhan Omar, Trump Administration


Europe urged to reject US Middle East plan if it is unfair to Palestinians

Exclusive: letter from former officials says Europe must stand by the two-state solutionHigh-ranking former European politicians have condemned the Trump administration’s one-sided Israel-Palestine policy and called in a letter for Europe to reject any US Middle East peace plan unless it is fair to Palestinians.The letter, sent to the Guardian, the EU and European governments, was signed by 25 former foreign ministers, six former prime ministers, and two former Nato secretary generals. Continue ...
Tags: Europe, Israel, Eu, European Union, World news, US news, Middle East and North Africa, US politics, Palestinian territories, Nato, Trump, Israel Palestine, Trump Administration, US Middle East


Michelle Obama gets rock star reception at London O2 interview

Ex-first lady greeted with screams and standing ovation at event to promote memoirWith homemade signs and spontaneous Mexican waves, it was an audience fit for the most famous musician. Speaking to a 15,000-strong audience of mostly women at the O2 Arena in London, the former first lady Michelle Obama called on those who were unhappy with the Trump White House to “roll up your sleeves”.She was welcomed on stage at the event on Sunday night – part of an international book tour – with a standing o...
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Ilhan Omar: White House escalates Trump attack over 9/11 comment

Sarah Sanders: ‘It’s a good thing president is calling her out’Congresswoman heralds ‘unwavering love for America’Opinion: Omar is the target of a dangerous hate campaignThe White House escalated its assault on the Muslim American congresswoman Ilhan Omar on Sunday, after Donald Trump repeatedly tweeted video footage of September 11 and accused Omar of downplaying the terror attacks. Related: Ilhan Omar: how Democrats responded to Trump's 9/11 attack Continue reading...
Tags: Minnesota, Republicans, White House, Religion, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House Of Representatives, Islam, September 11 2001, US Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Omar, Ilhan Omar


Buttigieg v Pence: Indiana politicians put faith on the election front line

The vice-president and the Democratic hopeful are both Christian and have worked together but in the age of Trump, they and their fellow Hoosiers sense a looming battleBoth are from modestly sized cities in Indiana. Both were baptised Catholic but came to embrace other branches of Christianity. Both found inspiration in former president John F Kennedy as they launched political careers of their own.The parallels between Mike Pence and Pete Buttigieg stop there. Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, Religion, World news, US news, Indiana, Democrats, US politics, Christianity, LGBT rights, Mike Pence, Trump Administration, Pete Buttigieg, US elections 2020


'I won't be silent': Ilhan Omar answers Trump 9/11 attack

Congresswoman says rightwing vitriol cannot threaten her ‘unwavering love for America’ as president pushes videoIn the face of attacks from Donald Trump, Republicans and rightwing media outlets, the Minnesota representative Ilhan Omar said on Saturday no one could “threaten” her “unwavering love for America”. Related: Yemeni bodegas boycott New York Post over attacks on Ilhan Omar Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, Elizabeth Warren, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, September 11 2001, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Ilhan Omar, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke, US elections 2020


Democrats set new deadline for release of Trump tax returns

House committee chair has authority to demand releaseWhite House has said tax information will not be sharedDonald Trump’s tax returns must be handed to House Democrats by 23 April, a leading committee chair said on Saturday.Democrats initially set a 10 April deadline for the returns but this week treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said he needed more time to assess issues raised by the request. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House Of Representatives, US Congress, Donald Trump, US taxation, Trump Administration


Ilhan Omar defended by Democrats after Trump uses 9/11 video in attack

Sanders decries ‘disgusting and dangerous’ attacksButtigieg: ‘Threats against Omar make clear what is at stake’ Democrats including leading candidates for the 2020 presidential nomination have fiercely condemned Donald Trump and other Republicans’ growing efforts to smear the Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar, and urged other party leaders to do the same. Related: Republicans falsely claim Ilhan Omar denied 9/11 attackers were terrorists Continue reading...
Tags: Republicans, Elizabeth Warren, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, September 11 2001, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Ilhan Omar, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke, US elections 2020



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